Post & Go : Winter Fur & Feathers

During the winter months, the UK countryside can lose some of its natural colour, as leaves fall and trees become covered in snow. Yet among the seasonal changes linger some spectacular animals.

2015 (November 16 2015)
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Designed by Osborne Ross
Size 56mm (h) x 25mm (v)
Printed by International Security Printers
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Post & Go : Winter Fur & Feathers 1st Stamp (2015) Mountain Hare

Mountain Hare

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A true alpine mammal, the mountain hare inhabits upland areas with a height of more than 500 metres. From October onwards, it undergoes a series of remarkable moults, transforming from brown to pure white. During average British winters, this makes the hare virtually invisible.



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Post & Go : Winter Fur & Feathers 1st Stamp (2015) Redwing

Redwing

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The smallest member of the thrush family, the redwing is a winter migrant in the UK, first appearing in late September. Easy to identify with its distinctive red flanks, in harsher winters it can be seen in gardens, foraging for berries and other food.



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Post & Go : Winter Fur & Feathers 1st Stamp (2015) Red Fox

Red Fox

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One of the UKs most abundant wild animals, the red fox is at home in a wide range of habitats in both rural and urban areas and its numbers are on the increase in towns and cities. With its sleek coat and bushy tail, it is an instantly recognisable and iconic sight.



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Post & Go : Winter Fur & Feathers 1st Stamp (2015) Red Squirrel

Red Squirrel

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Most known for its red fur, tufted ears and bushy tail, the red squirrel is one of the UKs favourite native mammals, although increasingly rare to spot. It is most at home in the coniferous woodlands of Scotland, but also survives in isolated spots in England.



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